Full episode 252: Poultry Slam 2003 Act One Duki Transcript ByIra Glass The story of a typical American family, and how their family dynamic has reorganized itself around an imaginary duck, invented in childhood, who somehow stayed alive well into adulthood. (14 minutes) Song:“Saturday Night Fish Fry” by Louis Jordan More in FamilyView all 757: The Ghost in the Machine Dec. 31, 2021 Act Three: This Must Be the Place For more than a decade, Boris Furman has meticulously tracked the whereabouts of his family members, averaging the latitude and longitudes to arrive at “The Family Average Location.” But nobody really knows why. 748: The End of the World as We Know It Sept. 17, 2021 Act One: 1.5 Degrees of Separation Producer Aviva DeKornfeld was interested in the toll that having a wakeup-moment could have on a family, and she heard about someone who had a moment like that over a decade ago. 739: Sisters June 11, 2021 Act One: Cindy and Dayana Cindy and Dayana Carcamo are close. More by Ira GlassView all 757: The Ghost in the Machine Dec. 31, 2021 Act Two: Father of Invention There’s a machine lots of us encounter as a big impersonal, mechanical apparatus, that has a ghost in it. 756: But I Did Everything Right Dec. 10, 2021 Act Two: Brian and Peg Brian and Peg disagree over a very important thing. 754: Spark Bird Nov. 26, 2021 Act One: Don’t Chicken Out Carmen Milito tells Ira the story of a date she went on as a teenager, and the bird her mom brought to the occasion.